Richard David Reynolds - "Behold, children are the heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one's youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate." (Psalm 127:3-5)
Richard died at 5:05 AM Monday, June 25, 2012 at Salem Community Hospital.
He was born on August 28, 1928 in Sebring, Ohio to the late Delvan Clyde and Ida Mae (Stahl) Reynolds.
He was a 1946 Graduate of Salem Senior High School, served in the US Marine Corp. during WW2, and retired in 1981 from Eljer Mfg. where he was an enameller.
He is survived by his children, David Richard (wife Oriana) Reynolds of Leetonia, Eric Andrew (wife Betty) Reynolds of Wyalusing, Pa., and Susan Louise (husband Stephen) DeFilippo of Lisbon, his siblings, Josephine Hawkins of Salem, Robert "Bill" Reynolds of Lisbon and Timothy Reynolds of Arizona, his grandchildren, Michael Reynolds, Deanna Hamilton, Daniel Reynolds, Adrienne Reynolds, Stephen Reynolds, Shirley Adkins, Douglas Reynolds, Nicholas Reynolds, Sarah Reynolds, Matthew Reynolds, Dominic DeFilippo, Emmalee DeFilippo, and four step grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, numerous step great grandchildren, and his daughter-in-law Linda Reynolds of Lisbon.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death on December 23, 1972 by his wife the former Phyllis Louise Weidenhof, whom he married on July 31, 1948, a son Lawrence Michael Reynolds, and siblings, John, James (Mike) Thomas Reynolds and Elizabeth Faloba.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 6 to 9 PM and on Thursday from 10 to 11 AM at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen Funeral Home. The service will be on Thursday at 11 AM with the Rev. Peter Fowler officiating. The burial will follow with full military honors performed by the Salem Honor Guard at Woodsdale Cemetery in Butler Township.
The family has requested that memorial donations be made to the Salem Salvation Army or the Rescue Mission.